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August 2011


Good-bye Youngest Child

  So, my youngest daughter and I were watching "Project Runway" last night when I commented that the previews for next week's show looked fiercely dramatic. Just as I said it, I realized that we wouldn't be watching together next week. She goes back to college on Sunday. Both of us were hit with a little jolt of sadness. It's in those specific, mundane moments that I miss my kids the most. I know when I turn on "Project Runway" next Thurs. that I'll be watching by myself. Not nearly as fun. Well, the dog always watches with me, but she's not that interested in fashion, and my husband.... Let's just say, my daughters and I try to help him out as much as we can when he buys new clothes, which is very rarely.   Over the summer, I've gotten into this habit...

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Happy World Breastfeeding Week

I’m writing this blog in honor of World Breastfeeding Week. How many of you breastfed your babies? I’d like to know your feelings about it. My three kids were all breastfed babies, and I’m glad I did it. But I’ll be the first to admit, it wasn’t the easiest thing in the world to do.   Before you think I’m going all negative on breastfeeding, I’m not. But with my first child, I did have a lot of difficulties, and it was due more to my own ignorance than anything else. I don’t think I entirely got the “latching on” part and ended up with so much soreness and bleeding that it felt like electroshock every time I started nursing. Obviously, if I was willing to endure pain, I was determined.   If you’re the...

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Betty Casey started editing TulsaKids when her youngest child was 3 years old. That daughter is now a freshman in college. Her son is 24 and her middle daughter is 21. TulsaKids and her children literally grew up together (and she lived to tell about it)! Betty's blog ranges from commenting on current parenting issues and upcoming articles to personal reflections about being the mom of three children, who are now wonderful young adults.

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